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Updated February 20, 2018
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Headstrong CEO Sandeep Sahai
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  1. "Senior Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good projects, welcoming for new employees

    Cons

    Can not think of any as I had great time working there.


  2. "Its ok for the short term"

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    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    its good to work in the consulting capacity for experience

    Cons

    consultants are far removed from the senior management

  3. "Senior Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Decent company to work with, good exposure to capital markets

    Cons

    No specific cons from me

    Advice to Management

    No specific advise to management


  4. "Senior Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Close to Metro station,

    Cons

    Bad Management, Don't value their employees


  5. "Only ok company to work after genpact take it over."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Direct Client interaction
    WFH
    Daily status call
    Work any where
    VDI concept

    Cons

    Leave policy
    Pay
    late night calls
    cheap politics
    HR policy


  6. "Technical Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Has good exposure in the Capital Market space

    Cons

    Would have been good if the exposure to other industries

    Advice to Management

    Good work culture......


  7. "Principal Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good clients, internal training sessions

    Cons

    HR policies, micro management by team managers, no career growth

    Advice to Management

    Management should ensure the growth opportunities for all the consultants.

  8. "Nice Company, good culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working here. The New York office had great energy and sense of community. I am still good friends with my old co-workers today

    Cons

    Strong personalities in the office. Needed to perform or you would wash out. Nevertheless seems pretty typically for any business development job, especially in New York


  9. "Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Focus on capital markets; chance to work at large banks

    Cons

    mostly staffing, pretend to be a high end consulting frm

    Advice to Management

    Remove current management


  10. "Bad company after Genpact takeover"

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    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Des Moines, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It used to be good with some good projects

    Cons

    After the Genpact takeover, they treat people like junk, no salary hikes. Their only motto is to pay the CEO and nothing for anyone. No training, no growth opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Change yourself and go back to what headstrong used to be before the take over


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